New Rising Media Christmas Gift Guide 2017

Welcome to the extremely last-minute Christmas Gift Guide - perfect for anyone who has just remembered they have a lot of gifts to buy, but doesn’t want to buy any old tat.

New Rising Media Christmas Gift Guide 2017

The Booby Trap: Twitch Needs To Do Something About Sexual Streamers

Dear Twitch, I want to love your platform. But you’ve really got to do something about these so-called “booby streamers.”

The Booby Trap: Twitch Needs To Do Something About Sexual Streamers

Net Neutrality: Should The UK Be Worried About The US Scrapping It?

America has been up in arms about a vote to repeal Net Neutrality - coming up on December 14th. But should the UK be worried about it? Should we care?

Net Neutrality: Should The UK Be Worried About The US Scrapping It?

The 5 Most Exciting Announcements From The Game Awards 2017

What’s the best bit of The Game Awards? It’s not the accolades themselves, but rather the many world premiere trailers and reveals. Here are five you should be excited about...

The 5 Most Exciting Announcements From The Game Awards 2017

Forget YouTube Rewind, Here Are 5 Channels You Should Actually Subscribe To

2017’s YouTube Rewind was just released, presenting a showcase of everything (and everyone) that is wrong with the platform. Here are 5 YouTubers you should focus on instead.

Forget YouTube Rewind, Here Are 5 Channels You Should Actually Subscribe To

British iPhone Users May Be Owed Money By Google In Data Lawsuit

Are you British? Did you own & use an iPhone for several months between 2011 and 2012? Well, Google may owe you some compensation for bypassing iOS' security settings and illegally collecting data on you, as well as 5.4 million other Brits.

British iPhone Users May Be Owed Money By Google In Data Lawsuit

A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Instagram

Dogs deserve loving owners, not Instagram-focussed social media moguls who don’t know the first thing about truly caring for a pet.

A Dog Is For Life, Not Just For Instagram

Avatars Can Help Schizophrenia Patients Control The Voices In Their Head

A UK medical trial has found that showing schizophrenic patients an avatar that represents the voices in their heads makes them better able to deal with their hallucinations.

Avatars Can Help Schizophrenia Patients Control The Voices In Their Head

Bioengineered Spy Plants Are “The Future Of Intelligence Gathering,” According To DARPA

DARPA is well known for their mad inventor-esque forays into robotics, but they are taking yet another fascinating-yet-scary step forward - bioengineered plants that can spy on you.

Bioengineered Spy Plants Are “The Future Of Intelligence Gathering,” According To DARPA

Loot Crates Are The Path To The Dark Side - Change Your Ways, EA

So EA turned the launch of Star Wars Battlefront 2 - one of the most highly anticipated games of 2017 - into a controversial storm of loot crate hell. We have one thing to thank them for, as they have officially found what is considered “too far” for micro transaction-based unlockables.

Loot Crates Are The Path To The Dark Side - Change Your Ways, EA

New Earth-Like Planet Discovered, Best Candidate Yet In The Search For Alien Life

Astronomers have found another planet just outside our solar system, which could be in just the right spot of its star orbit to support life.

New Earth-Like Planet Discovered, Best Candidate Yet In The Search For Alien Life

How To Make Sure Facebook Isn’t Listening To Your Conversations

Is Facebook spying on you, using your phone’s microphone? While I believe they’re not (they don’t need to), it’s fair to doubt me. With that in mind, here’s what you can do to make sure they have no possible way of listening to your conversations.

How To Make Sure Facebook Isn’t Listening To Your Conversations

Facebook Isn’t Listening To Your Conversations. It Doesn’t Have To - A Social Media Marketer’s Perspective

Is Facebook listening to conversations through your phone's microphone? Here is my response to Reply All's recent podcast episode.

Facebook Isn’t Listening To Your Conversations. It Doesn’t Have To - A Social Media Marketer’s Perspective

10 Games From Playstation’s Paris Games Week Event That You Should Get Excited For

Sony just unveiled a whole load of new Playstation games at its Paris Games Week event. It’s easy to lose the most exciting titles in all the noise, so here are the 10 biggest announcements.

10 Games From Playstation’s Paris Games Week Event That You Should Get Excited For

What Is The Future Of Consumer Technology? 5 Key Trends To Watch At CES 2018

From 5G connectivity and improved AI, to the real arrival of Virtual Reality and Smart Cities, here are 5 key trends to watch at CES 2018.

What Is The Future Of Consumer Technology? 5 Key Trends To Watch At CES 2018

Every Company Does Not Need A Social Media Presence. Please Stop

As a social media manager, I’ve always been optimistic about every business having a social presence. But as the side of my new stapler box encouraged me to follow the company on Twitter, it became clear that corporate reliance on these networks has gone too far.

Every Company Does Not Need A Social Media Presence. Please Stop